Good morning! The First Shot provides you with a healthy helping of links to the top Patriots-related stories around the internet to get your day started. Enjoy your breakfast, your coffee, put off your work (just keep an eye out for the boss), and get your early morning football fix. The links begin after the jump…
- The Patriots defeated the Colts 31-24 yesterday.
- Here are the studs and duds of yesterday’s Patriots-Colts game.
- Watch Bill Belichick’s postgame press conference HERE.
- Kudos to Patriots fans at yesterday’s game, who offered well wishes to a surprised Peyton Manning. A very classy move considering how intense the Pats-Colts, Brady-Manning rivalry has been over the past decade.
- Chad Ochocinco was cheered for a catch he made in yesterday’s game, and then jeered for a drop.
- Go HERE to read Rob Gronkowski’s thoughts on his would-be record-breaking TD reception being called a run.
- The Pats have to show up for Monday meetings instead of getting the day off after their poor finish to yesterday’s game.
- Check out the Best & Worst of yesterday’s game from Comcast Sports Net.